KARACHI: Famous cricketer and former Captain of Team Pakistan, Shoaib Malik said on Tuesday with an honour that he was proud on his wife Sania that she has become the world’s top-ranked doubles tennis player.
Sania Mirza has achieved the feat after winning the Charleston title while partnering with Swiss star Martina Hingis.
Malik said at this occasion that; “I am extremely proud and overwhelmed with joy.”
He further added,“It’s a matter of pride for Pakistan as she is my wife and, of course, she is from India and she represents her nation too.”
Malik further added that Sania’s victory would prove as an encouragement for young fans. “It’s also a victory for all tennis players and tennis fans in India and Pakistan on what she has achieved working hard at a global level.”
Malik said he had celebrated with his family while he was watching this match in his hometown Sialkot, Pakistan, and he showed his passion for tennis that “I loved tennis before I married Sania, but now my heart is really in it.
I watch her matches, and also those of her rivals to keep me up to date. Since most of the time she is playing I’m not with her, I watch also because I miss her a lot.”
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